Become an Industry Partner 2017-08-04T08:55:40+00:00

Become an Industry Partner

BDA Australia formally recognises that our Industry Partners foster financial benefits for both parties. Member specifications, recognition of Industry Partners, products and services all enable the association to function as an independent entity within the Australian Building Design Community. BDA Australia offers surveying and reporting facilities to quantify the value of your products or services that our members are using, better enabling you to see your return on investment.

We encourage our members, affiliates and students to actively support our Industry Partners and to use their products or services wherever possible.

Our commitment to our Industry Partners includes:

  • Regular engagement with our members at both chapter and national level
  • Monthly communications regarding events, industry and member information and BDA Australia developments
  • An annual report stating your tangible and intangible return on investment
  • Bi-annual meetings with BDA Australia executive staff and management
  • Opportunities for you to have your products featured in the media by our award-winning members

Industry Partner Benefits

A 2015 survey taken of BDA Australia members established that:

  • Member businesses employ 1- 56 staff
  • An average of 44 projects are specified/designed by each member annually
  • Project values range from $5000 to $85M
  • The average minimum individual project value was $90,000
  • The average maximum individual project value was $3.1M
  • 94% of BDA Australia members specify our industry partners’ products on every project
  • The average annual specification of Industry partner products per member is $8.17M
  • The average per project specification on Industry Partner products per member is $94,000
  • Our members are very loyal to sponsors and invariably continue to specify their products

Industry Partnership packages

Options available to OUR PLATINUM INDUSTRY PARTNER are:

  • Be able to attend all BDA Australia Chapter meeting as a general member
  • Have company logo displayed with an active link on BDA Australia website
  • Receive recognition via a dedicated PLATINUM INDUSTRY PARTNER page on the BDA Australia website
  • Be encouraged to host members for company design tours
  • Have logo inclusion in BDA Australia e-newsletters
  • Have the opportunity for trade presentations at all BDA Australia Chapter meetings
  • Receive 20 complimentary copies of the WINNING DESIGN magazine for promotional purposes
  • Have 25 dedicated social media posts pa including image, copy and links back to your company
  • Have primary logo display at all national events
  • Have the opportunity to conduct events and initiatives that attract CPD points
  • Have the opportunity to present at 2 online meetings / webinars pa – Partner joins from their own location – Presentation would include a PPT presentation and/or a short video presentation and/or distribution of supporting literature with a Q&A
  • Be provided a 4 page package in the members BDA Australia book as and when reprinted in 2016
  • Be provided 4 complimentary tickets to the BDA Australia Design Awards and Annual Gala Dinner conducted within the partnership year/s
  • Have naming rights of 2 Design Awards Categories within the partnership year/s
  • Present their nominated Design Awards at the Annual Design Awards Gala Dinner conducted within the partnership year/s
  • Receive an additional display ad in WINNING DESIGN magazine alongside the winner of their named Design Award category
  • Have their colour logo printed on the “welcome page” of WINNING DESIGN magazine. (Distributed nationally in newsagents for and on behalf of BDA Australia)
  • Be provided 2 pages in WINNING DESIGN magazine for feature advertisement/s
  • Be provided a Premium Trade Display Conference package at any BDA Australia conference that occurs within the partnership year/s
  • Be provided the opportunity to give a short welcome address to delegates at the BDA Australia National conference held in the partnership year/s
  • Be provided the opportunity for 4 direct EDMs pa to all members (must be booked in advance)
  • Be honoured as a BDA Australia Platinum Sponsor at all annual chapter and National events during the partnership year/s

Options available to our Premium Partners are:

  • Be able to attend all BDA Australia Chapter meeting as a general member
  • Have company logo displayed with an active link on BDA Australia website
  • Receive recognition via a dedicated Industry Partners page on the BDA Australia website
  • Be encouraged to host members for company design tours
  • Have logo inclusion in BDA Australia e-newsletters
  • Have the opportunity for trade presentations at all BDA Australia Chapter meetings
  • Receive 10 complimentary copies of the WINNING DESIGN magazine for promotional purposes
  • Have 15 dedicated social media posts pa including image, copy and links back to your company
  • Have secondary logo display at all national events
  • Have the opportunity to conduct events and initiatives that attract CPD points
  • Have the opportunity to present at 1 online meetings / webinars pa – Partner joins from their own location – Presentation would include a PPT presentation and/or a short video presentation and/or distribution of supporting literature with a Q&A
  • Be provided a 2 page package in the members BDA Australia book as and when reprinted in 2016
  • Be provided 2 complimentary tickets to the BDA Australia Design Awards and Annual Gala Dinner conducted within the partnership year/s
  • Have naming rights of 1 Design Awards Categories within the partnership year/s
  • Receive an additional display ad in WINNING DESIGN magazine alongside the winner of their named Design Award category
  • Have their colour logo printed on the “welcome page” of WINNING DESIGN magazine. (Distributed nationally in newsagents for and on behalf of BDA Australia)
  • Be provided 1 page in WINNING DESIGN magazine for feature advertisement/s
  • Be provided a Premium Trade Display Conference package at any BDA Australia conference that occurs within the partnership year/s
  • Be provided the opportunity for 1 direct EDMs pa to all members (must be booked in advance)
  • Be honoured as a BDA Australia Premium Sponsor at all annual chapter and National events during the partnership year/s

Options available to our Corporate Partners are:

  • Be able to attend all BDA Australia Chapter meeting as a general member
  • Have company logo displayed with an active link on BDA Australia website
  • Receive recognition via a dedicated Industry Partners page on the BDA Australia website
  • Be encouraged to host members for company design tours
  • Have logo inclusion in BDA Australia e-newsletters
  • Have the opportunity for trade presentations at 2 BDA Australia Chapter meetings
  • Receive 4 complimentary copies of the WINNING DESIGN magazine for promotional purposes
  • Have 8 dedicated social media posts pa including image, copy and links back to your company
  • Have tertiary logo display at all national events
  • Be provided a 1 page package in the members BDA Australia book as and when reprinted in 2016
  • Have their colour logo printed on the “welcome page” of WINNING DESIGN magazine. (Distributed nationally in newsagents for and on behalf of BDA Australia )
  • Be honoured as a BDA Australia Corporate Sponsor at all annual chapter and National events during the partnership year/s

Options available to our Business Partners are:

  • Be able to attend all BDA Australia Chapter meeting as a general member
  • Have company logo displayed with an active link on BDA Australia website
  • Receive recognition via a dedicated Industry Partners page on the BDA Australia website
  • Be encouraged to host members for company design tours
  • Have logo inclusion in BDA Australia e-newsletters
  • Have the opportunity for trade presentations at 1 BDA Australia Chapter meetings
  • Receive 2 complimentary copies of the WINNING DESIGN magazine for promotional purposes
  • Have 4 dedicated social media posts pa including image, copy and links back to your company
  • Have quartenary logo display at all national events

Options available to our Supporting Partners are

  • Be able to attend all BDA Australia Chapter meeting as a general member
  • Have company logo displayed with an active link on BDA Australia website
  • Receive recognition via a dedicated Industry Partners page on the BDA Australia website
  • Be encouraged to host members for company design tours
  • Have logo inclusion in BDA Australia e-newsletters
  • Have the opportunity for trade presentations at 1 BDA Australia Chapter meetings
  • Receive 1 complimentary copie of the WINNING DESIGN magazine for promotional purposes

Become an Industry Partner

For all PARTNERSHIP enquiries please contact

Ted Riddle
Executive Officer
Building Designers Association of Australia
Phone 02 9981 1577
Mobile 0413 260 777
Send Ted an email

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